Maternal Health Task Force blog post – Quality of Routine Labor and Delivery Care in Uttar Pradesh, India: Are Private Facilities Better?

Maternal Health Task Force blog post – Quality of Routine Labor and Delivery Care in Uttar Pradesh, India: Are Private Facilities Better?

The Maternal Health Task Force recently published an insightful blog post about Gaurav Sharma et al.‘s recent paper, “Quality of routine essential care during childbirth: clinical observations of uncomplicated births in Uttar Pradesh, India” 

Bridging the gap to FP2020: Evidence to accelerate progress toward meeting the need for family planning

To coincide with the 2017 Family Planning Summit, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Population Council, and Marie Stopes International are hosting a research symposium to:

Policy Seminar – Launch of WHO Bulletin theme issue ‘Measuring quality of care’

Global health academic researchers, practitioners, and policy makers will gather in Geneva, Switzerland, on 14 June to discuss critical questions around quality of care and its measurement.

Towards universal coverage? Understanding the scale of the private sector in maternal health

In a world where those already living below the poverty line are pushed further into poverty as a result of health payments, efforts to achieve universal health coverage demand a focus on equity in both public and private sectors.

Watch our series launch ‘Who cares for women’ online!

“17 million people die because of socioeconomic injustice per year. 10 million of them are women.” These were the words of Dr David Chiriboga (former Minister of Public Health of Ecuador) as he opened the panel discussion at MET’s series launch ‘Who cares for women?’, which was held at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on Wednesday 13 January 2016 (and available to view/listen online).

Who provides reproductive and maternal and reproductive healthcare for women in low- and middle-income countries?

The Maternal healthcare markets Evaluation Team (MET) at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is publishing the most comprehensive analysis to date of where women in low- and middle-income countries seek reproductive and maternal healthcare, and the quality of care they receive, drawing on data from Demographic and Health Surveys in 57 countries.

Free online course: Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action

The Maternal healthcare markets Evaluation Team’s Dr Veronique Filippi and Dr Lenka Benova have contributed to a free online course exploring the lifecycle from birth to adulthood, to look at adolescent, reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health.

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